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Congressional Liberals: This Fiscal Cliff is Pretty Great, Actually

thom112 Wrote: Nov 26, 2012 6:41 PM
The good people of Washington State living in their little communes elected that moron Murray. the Northeast, West Coast and a small hand full of upper midwest states elected Chairman Ovomit. Let J.B. CALL THEIR BLUFF! In the end big mouth Ovomit and Murray will share the blame, count on it. Let the games begin you Bolshevik slugs.

No, you aren't dreaming.  This post is a virtual facsimile of the 'fiscal cliff' piece I authored two weeks ago, replete with many of the same discouraging bells and whistles -- Democrats reveling in their leverage advantage, public opinion polls spelling doom for Republicans, and no tangible progress on the actual task at hand.  If that sentence wasn't enough of a morale boost for you, feel free to read on.  Liberals in Congress, led by incoming Senate Budget Committee Chair Patty Murray, are ostentatiously demonstrating an insatiable appetite for fiscal cliff-diving.  Their...